Former SAINTS guitarist ED KUEPPER has no fewer than three new retrospective releases due this Spring.
The albums span three key career stepping-stones: his immediate post-Saints band THE LAUGHING CLOWNS; his 80s/90s solo years and much more recently, THE AINTS!
Kicking off with the timeless ‘Also Sprach The King Of Euro-disco’, Singles ’86 – ’96 compiles twenty singles from the artists extraordinarily prolific, and internationally successful, solo career. Available on a double-album in red, yellow, green and black vinyl, the release will also be available as a double-CD, the second disc featuring assorted B-sides, EP tracks and fan favourites.
Golden Days: When Giants Walked The Earth is a ten-song entry-level anthology of The Laughing Clowns, covering the band’s lifespan of ’79 to ’84 and including such classics as ‘Eternally Yours’, ‘Holy Joe’ and ‘Mr Uddich Smuddich Goes to Town’. It will be available on clear vinyl.
In 2018, Kuepper put together The Aints!, featuring Sunnyboys’ Peter Oxley, Celibate Rifles’ Paul Larsen Loughead and jazz musicians Alister Spence and Eamon Dilworth to record songs he’d written during the 70s, presenting them as the widely acclaimed album The Church of Simultaneous Existence. Live At Marrickville Bowlo finds the band performing the tracks live in Sydney on 27 April 2018, two days before they entered the studio to record the album. The 12-track LP will be available on clear vinyl.
All three albums will be available here and from stores from 28 May.